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Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money…

More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming

Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with…

Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox, opening the door for a possible Disney bid

FCC Outlines Its New Plan For Net Neutrality

Instead of keeping its strong net neutrality rules, the FCC will share enforcement duties with the Federal Trade Commission.

Ex-Facebook Exec: 'I Feel Tremendous Guilt'

Social media was supposed to bring everyone closer together, but a former Facebook exec fears it's doing the exact opposite. "I feel tremendous guilt," Chamath Palihapitiya, who used to be the VP of user growth at the social network, said during an appearance in November at the Stanford Graduate School...

Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual…

Bitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange was a hit, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 20 percent

Apple orchestrates deal for song-recognition app…

Apple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people identify the music playing on their iPhones

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In A Move To Beef Up Services, Apple Buys Shazam…

It's looking like a smart move on Apple's part.

Report: China Using LinkedIn as Spy Tool

German officials may want to offer some of their LinkedIn contacts endorsements for "espionage" and "subterfuge." Per Reuters , the country's BfV intelligence service has revealed that Chinese intelligence operatives are setting up fake social-media accounts and attempting to connect with senior diplomats and politicians not only from Germany, but from...

German intelligence warns of increased Chinese…

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change…

Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to fight climate change

Varsity Gamers: The Players

Students at some of the first colleges to offer esports scholarships are turning a hobby into something that can pay for school.

He's 6 Years Old and Makes Millions on YouTube

Meet Ryan. He's 6 years old, likes to play with toys, and has just been listed as one of Forbes' highest-earning YouTube celebrities. Per Business Insider , the young entrepreneur, who hosts his family's Ryan ToysReview channel on the video-sharing site, helped his household bring in about $11 million in pretax...

Bitcoin Futures Reach Almost $19K In First Day Of…

The one-month contract for bitcoin futures opened Sunday at more than $15,000.